• The Impact of e-Waste on Developing Countries

    The Impact of e-Waste on Developing Countries

    For most of the Western world, getting rid of your old electronic waste (e-Waste) is as simple as kicking it to the curb in time for Monday morning trash pickup. But have you ever considered the effects of throwing your e-Waste away? Every time you toss out an old TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone, the […]

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  • 5 Facts About Holiday Waste and How to Reduce It

    5 Facts About Holiday Waste and How to Reduce It

    The holiday season is one of the busiest of the year for American businesses, and the waste industry sees just as much action throughout November and December as the rest of the country. From stuffing boxes and disposable roasting pans at Thanksgiving, to acres of used toys and old cardboard boxes at Christmas, to mountains […]

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  • Are Salt-Based Batteries the Future of Green Mobile Technology?

    Are Salt-Based Batteries the Future of Green Mobile Technology?

    Dietitians and nutritionists today often shiver to hear the word “salt.” But while health-conscious consumers are working hard to eliminate this heart-unhealthy mineral from their diets, scientists have been diligently looking for more productive uses for one of the planet’s most plentiful elements. Some promising new research is being done on the possibility of using […]

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  • Why You Should Value Your Private Info

    Why You Should Value Your Private Info

    Our world is one that is perpetually connected—24 hours a day, seven days a week. From our computers to our tablets to our smart phones and even smart watches, it is almost unthinkable to not be connected to a device at all hours of the day. It’s not something we even give much thought to […]

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  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Recycle Your Cell Phone

    4 Reasons Why You Should Recycle Your Cell Phone

    We are constantly replacing our cell phones. So much so that the average lifespan of a smartphone is only two years. Given the rate at which new mobile technology is being introduced to the market (it seems like every day, doesn’t it?), this stat makes a lot of sense. Sometimes old devices wind up in […]

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